Patti Mason is the Mountain West Regional Director for U.S. Green Building Council. She oversees market transformation and development activities across the eight state region.

Prior to this role, Patti was appointed Executive Director of the U.S. Green Building Council Colorado Chapter in June 2015. As Executive Director, Mason works with Board of Directors to strengthen and expand the organization. Among her duties, Mason is a resource to policy makers at the state and local level, and raises awareness about the Chapter’s work through public speaking and serving on stakeholder groups.

Prior to her role as Executive Director, Patti leveraged her policy experience as the Director of Advocacy/Associate Director to help pass legislation that encourages all schools to reach a higher level of energy efficiency and led a successful statewide effort to add searchable green fields into the MLS (Multiple Listing Service). She also served as a frequent subject matter expert to state and local lawmakers and helped oversee the Chapter’s two largest events, Rocky Mountain Green and the Green Schools Summit.

Patti has a Sustainability Management Certificate from University of Colorado and was appointed to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Pollution Prevention Advisory Board. Patti joined the USGBC Colorado staff in May 2008 after completing a Master’s degree in Natural Resources Law and Policy from the University of Denver. Before moving to Denver, Patti lived in Fort Collins and earned her BA in journalism from Colorado State University.